14 Fall Recipes You Can Meal Prep This Week

The tomatoes and sweet corn of August are making way for the brussels sprouts, winter squash, apples, and cranberries of fall. It’s that time of year when you crave something a little warmer, a bit cozier, and a smidge heavier than you do during the warm weather months of the summer when fresh, light flavors are far more crave-able. Casseroles, roasted veggies, soups, stews, chilis, tray bakes, braises, and the like all take center stage as the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter. But just as during the long summer days when fun seems like it’s right around the corner at all times, time is still of the essence. Between work, errands, maintaining a social life, and soaking up the crisp fall days ahead, there is still precious little time to spend at your stove. You want fall recipes that will really work for you.

Luckily, these recipes give you that taste of the season that you’re after but are easy to prep or make ahead, so you can spend more time watching football, peeping fall foliage, drinking cider and toddies, and eating all things pumpkin.


1. Squash & Crispy Kale Bowls with Pomegranate and Miso-Ginger Dressing 


2. Maple Dijon Chicken Thigh Meal Prep

Source: Budget Bytes


3. Chicken Chili Verde


4. Butternut Squash Pasta with Chili Oil, Feta, and Mint

Source: Love & Lemons


5. Roasted Vegetable Bowls With Green Tahini

Source: Pinch of Yum


6. Vegetarian Enchiladas With Butternut Squash and Black Beans


7. Fall Panzanella Salad


8. Healthy Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies

Source: Isabel Eats


9. Apple Sage Turkey Meatballs


10. Healthy Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Avocado Breakfast Burritos


11. Roasted Harvest Bowls With Apple Cider Dressing


12. Apple Kale Quinoa Salad With Pumpkin Turmeric Dressing


13. Cherry Lentil Turkey Sausage Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


14. Chili Stuffed Acorn Squash